Hornby R3834

BR, Thompson Class A2/3, 4-6-2, 60512 'Steady Aim' - Era 4

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 4 (1948 to 1956) British Railways Early Crest

Manufacturer description

60512 Steady Aim entered traffic on 24 August 1946 at Gateshead, moving on to Heaton shed on 8th September. On 14 December 1952 Steady Aim was allocated along with three other A2/3s to York shed where, among other duties, it was used on passenger services between Hull and Leeds. The Diagram 118 boiler was fitted to 60512 Steady Aim during a Doncaster Works visit in October/November 1957 and the locomotive finished its days in Scotland, having been allocated to St. Margaret's shed on 2 December 1962 and being withdrawn from service while at Dundee, on 14 June 1965.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3834
RRP:
£189.99
Release date:
2020

Model details

Colour
Green
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Painted
Gauge
OO
Livery
Green with Early Emblem
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 pole skew wound
Name
Steady Aim
Running number
60512

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
London & North Eastern Railway A2/3
Operator
British Railways
Motive power
Steam
Wheel arrangement
4-6-2
Designer
Edward Thompson
Built
1946-1946
Total produced
15

* Class names often change over the lifespan of a locomotive, so this is not necessarily the class name used by the operator in the period modelled.

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